Spencer Williams




Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental Sciences and Geography • McMaster University


Spencer Williams majored in Environmental Science and Geography while also receiving a Minor in Sustainability. Spencer is interested in a variety of fields including sustainable infrastructure, natural resource management, energy management, urban planning and environmental policies.

In the past Spencer has worked for companies such as Direct Energy Business Services and Ion Facility Services. When he was working for Direct Energy he primarily supervised data collection for energy reducing automation projects. This required Spencer to coordinate with multiple facility managers while managing multiple project time lines and budgets. He was also responsible for many return on investment energy projects.

Spencer’s job at Ion Facility Services was the most challenging of his career. He was put in charge of the BGIS Brookfield account. His primary duties were to coordinate project schedules, resources, equipment and information. He coordinated as many as forty projects ranging from 2,000 to 100,000 dollars. Spencer completed over 300 projects that summer. Every project was managed on time and on budget.

Spencer has volunteered his time in a number of different areas. He participated in 100 in 1, advocating for sustainable transport and bike safety within city centers. He was a Woodbine community garden volunteer, where he helped create and maintain a vegetable garden. All of the proceeds went the to the local food bank. He also volunteers his time coaching baseball.

Spencer has always been drawn to the holistic approach sustainability takes, combining economic, environment, and equity. He also likes how this approach allows companies and people to act responsible, respectable and with integrity. He wants to extended his values of sustainable practices and integrate them into many companies on a macro scale.  

Spencer hobbies and interests surround a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and rock climbing, generally spending time around nature. Spencer is a dedicated baseball player and coach with a passion for helping players achieve their personal best.


Spencer's MScSM Internship: Kinross Gold


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